George Q. Cannon testimonial

George Q. Cannon testimonial

Dates: 1889

Handwritten testimonial (plus photocopy) signed by 101 polygamist prisoners of the Utah Penitentiary acknowledging Cannon's beneficient influence.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Creator: Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
  • Call Number: MSS SC 485
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George Q. Cannon testimonial must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 485; George Q. Cannon testimonial; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 485, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock, 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1974.
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Prisoners; Prisons--Utah; Utah--History--19th century--Sources
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC485
Finding Aid Title
Cannon (George Q.) testimonial
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:32-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Latter-day Saint Church apostle and polygamist.



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Ryan Lee
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